Fresno County Wrongful Death Attorney John Rozier has the following update; On Monday, May 16, 2016, a tractor-trailer crash ended in fatality outside of Fowler. The semi truck accident occurred on Highway 99, north of Clovis Avenue, at around 5 PM.
Linda Iversen-Gutierrez, 58, with a 17 year old or 44 year old passenger, was driving a silver Ford Edge on southbound State Route 99. Gutierrez was in the right-hand lane, and slowed down for traffic.
A 2010 Freightliner, driven by Felipe Vasquez Capote, 34, of Jalisco, Mexico, did not brake in time and crashed into the Ford. The big rig pushed the SUV crossover into the cement retaining wall at the side of the freeway.
Iversen-Gutierrez died at the scene of the collision.
The passenger suffered moderate injuries, including a broken arm. He or she was taken to Community Regional Medical Center, in Fresno.
Capote and his passenger were uninjured.